By Beth Revis
A love out of time. A spaceship outfitted of secrets and techniques and murder.
Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her mom and dad as frozen shipment aboard the massive spaceship Godspeed and expects to evoke on a brand new planet, 300 years sooner or later. by no means may possibly she have identified that her frozen shut eye might come to an finish fifty years too quickly and that she will be thrust into the courageous new global of a spaceship that lives via its personal rules.
Amy quick realizes that her awakening was once no mere desktop malfunction. an individual - one of many few thousand population of the spaceship - attempted to kill her. And if Amy doesn't do anything quickly, her mom and dad might be next.
Now Amy needs to race to liberate Godspeed's hidden secrets and techniques. yet out of her checklist of homicide suspects, there's just one who concerns: Elder, the longer term chief of the send and the affection she may by no means have obvious coming.
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Across the Universe (Across the Universe, Book 1) by Beth Revis